|Better Farming Series 03 The Plant: the Flower (FAO Better Farming series, 1976, 29 p.)|
FILL IN THE MISSING WORDS
The ... are the reproductive organs of the plant.
The flowers have male organs called ... and a female organ, called ... .
These reproductive organs are protected by the ... and the ...
The union of ... from the stamens and of an ... contained in the ovary, produce a ...
A seed consists of a ... some ... and a ... .
Like all living things, a seed needs ... and ... .
A farmer chooses the best seeds, the best ... .
He removes the broken and eaten seeds, he ...the seed.
To protect them from insects and diseases, he ... the seed.
ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS
What is the ovule?
What is pollen?
How is a fruit formed?
Why must seeds be sown at the same depth?
What does the germ need to grow?
How should seed be stored?
Explain to a friend why you use the best seed, the best varieties.
Explain how to choose seed.
Did the courses on the plant (Nos. 1, 2 and 3) interest you? What part did you find most useful?